Will Hydrogen Clear The Air?

A final juicy tidbit today is this New York Times article on hydrogen.: Widespread hydrogen use has been enthusiastically embraced by major corporations and environmentalists alike as a panacea for global warming and the depletion of fossil fuels, and is a particular favorite of the Bush administration. But skeptics, and even some hydrogen advocates, say … More Will Hydrogen Clear The Air?More Will Hydrogen Clear The Air?

Angry Economist On Monopoly And Antitrust

Another juicy tidbit is this Angry Economist posting on monopoly, competition, and antitrust. I appreciate the spirit in which he argues that antitrust laws may be unnecessary or even counterproductive: Perhaps, you might wish to argue, antitrust laws could be used in those market segments which are difficult to enter. No. Even then a public … More Angry Economist On Monopoly And AntitrustMore Angry Economist On Monopoly And Antitrust

Don’t Build Wires, Use Energy Efficiency

Am running around today like the proverbial headless chicken … so must rely on tempting tidbits, such as this article from Live Power News entitled “Don’t Build Transmission Lines Near My Home Use Energy Efficient Technologies Instead.” The author, Albert Thumann, thinks that energy efficiency adoption is a marketing problem. I disagree; I think it’s … More Don’t Build Wires, Use Energy EfficiencyMore Don’t Build Wires, Use Energy Efficiency